A Comprehensive Guide to Northern California Elopements at Eden Vale Inn

At Eden Vale Inn, we believe that every love story is unique, and your wedding day should be a reflection of that. Whether you’re dreaming of an intimate ceremony with just the two of you or want to celebrate with close friends and family with a micro wedding, we’ve got you covered. Our picturesque inn nestled in the heart of Placerville, California, offers a range of elopement packages to suit your preferences, from budget-friendly options to the epitome of luxury. In this comprehensive northern California elopement guide, we’ll answer your top questions about eloping at Eden Vale Inn and showcase the diverse packages we have to offer.

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Can we invite guests to our elopement at Eden Vale Inn?

Your special day should reflect your vision, and at Eden Vale Inn, we understand that this might include sharing it with loved ones. Our northern California elopement packages cater to various event sizes, including intimate ceremonies for just the two of you, as well as micro-weddings that allow you to invite a select group of guests (up to 12) to share in your joy. Whether you prefer an intimate affair or a slightly larger celebration, we have options to accommodate your needs.

Couple eloping in Northern California

Do all packages require an overnight stay?

Unlike most inns, we offer elopement packages that do not require an overnight stay! We understand that every couple’s circumstances and preferences are unique. If you’re local or have alternative accommodation plans, our no-stay-required packages allow you to enjoy our beautiful venue without the need for an overnight stay, making your elopement experience even more flexible. Of course if you would like to stay overnight to make your elopement an immersive experience, our romantic guest rooms are luxurious and include private outdoor soaking tubs and fireplaces for a cozy, intimate atmosphere. Plus, we offer a variety of romantic packages to elevate your honeymoon experience.

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How much does it cost to elope at Eden Vale Inn?

The cost of eloping at Eden Vale Inn starts under $1,000 but varies based on the package you choose and the customizations you desire. We offer a range of packages designed to fit different budgets, ensuring that you can create a memorable celebration without breaking the bank. Whether you’re looking for an intimate, cost-effective ceremony or a lavish, all-inclusive experience, we have options that can be tailored to meet your financial expectations. View our current elopement packages for details.

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Do we need to obtain a marriage license, or can Eden Vale Inn assist with this process?

While Eden Vale Inn can assist you in planning your northern California elopement, obtaining a marriage license is a crucial step that you must undertake. Fortunately, the process is straightforward, and the El Dorado County Clerk’s office in nearby Placerville is easily accessible. They typically operate during regular business hours, so planning to arrive a day early to secure your marriage license is a convenient and hassle-free option. If you are a resident of California, you can secure a marriage license in your own county and bring it with you.

Couple eloping in northern California

Is there a specific time of year that’s best for eloping at Eden Vale Inn?

Eden Vale Inn boasts the beauty of each season, making it a suitable destination for elopements year-round. Spring and Fall envelop the gardens and surrounding foliage in vibrant colors, providing a picturesque backdrop for your ceremony. Even though the summer months can be hot, our property provides well shaded ceremony options, to help ensure the comfort of you and your guests. And in the winter, couples are enchanted by the holiday season ambiance, with opportunities for cozy fireside photos in the main inn. No matter when you elope, you can be sure it will be beautiful and memorable at Eden Vale Inn!

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What are the benefits of eloping at Eden Vale Inn?

Eloping at Eden Vale Inn comes with a host of advantages. Our experienced event planners will work closely with you to ensure every detail is perfect, and our beautiful property serves as a stunning natural backdrop. You can choose to stay in our luxurious accommodations if you would like but it’s entirely optional. Furthermore, returning to celebrate your anniversaries at the place where you exchanged your vows can become a cherished tradition here at Eden Vale Inn.

Couple eloping in California

How far in advance do we need to book our elopement?

The ideal lead time for booking your elopement at Eden Vale Inn can vary depending on your specific requirements. For no-stay-required packages, we can accommodate elopements with just a week’s notice, ensuring a quick and hassle-free experience. However, if you plan to invite guests or require accommodation, we recommend booking at least 30 days in advance. This provides ample time for us to help you plan your special day and for your guests to make necessary arrangements.

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At Eden Vale Inn, we’re committed to making your elopement an unforgettable experience. Whether you’re seeking an intimate escape or a celebration with loved ones, our diverse packages and personalized services are designed to bring your dream wedding to life. Contact us today to start planning the northern California elopement of your dreams in the picturesque setting of Placerville, California.